Weekend in Review! #springteacherbloggermeetup2015

 I'm here to tell ya, friends....if you ever have the opportunity to go to a blogger meet-up....GO! Yes, even if you're stepping out of your comfort zone. I can't tell you how many times I heard people say, "I really was kind of nervous about coming...so glad I did" at a meet-up. Heck, I was one of them. My first meet-up a couple years ago with the Indiana bloggers, I was definitely out of my comfort zone. So glad I went! The people I met there are now some of my best friends! 

BUT - THIS blogger meet-up? IT.IS.THE.BEST meet up ever! Seriously! There's just something to be said for getting together with like-minded people: people who share the same interests, who are passionate about the same things. Like my good friend Jenny said, this meet up is more like a retreat. Not only is it super fun....it's also rejuvenating & inspiring.
We owe a BIG thanks to Holly Ehle of Mrs. Ehle's Kindergarten Connection  and Brittany Banister 
of Mrs. Banister's Kindergarten Kids for organizing it all! Hats off to these two ladies! They planned a full weekend of awesome! We started Saturday off with a catered lunch & lots of chatting!
Brandy- Firstie Kidoodles & Stacey - Teaching Ever After








                                      
After our favorite teacher tool gift swap, there were small table talk breakout sessions. My sweet friend, Amanda of The Primary Gal & I hosted a table talk all about the social media side of blogging & TpT. Wanna know more about Pinterest & Facebook? Just let us know!


Next activity of the day? Teacher swag! Wow! There were so many companies that donated gifts & door prizes. So great to know that teachers are so appreciated! Check out that picture....those are just some of the items everyone went home with! Just some of the sway: bags from Lakeshore & Vera Bradley, markers, pens, & stickers from Scentos, more cute stuff from Creative Teaching Press, goodies from Scentsy & Origami Owl, & wait for it........an Erin Condren Teacher Planner!
And guess what?! We have a few swag bags to give away! Keep on reading to find out how!
Thanks, TpT!
What a day! And we haven't even started with the PJ Party! We had so much fun at the lunch meet up last year, we knew we wanted more time to hang out next time. Holly & Brittany cooked up a super fun PJ Party. BIG tHaNkS to GoNoodle & TpT for sponsoring this event! Wow! Oh my gosh....it was stupendous! TpT & GoNoodle......you ROCK! I seriously cannot thank you enough!
If you don't GoNoodle with your class, you've got to try it out! My kiddos absolutely adore GoNoodle! It's great for a quick brain break & WoNdErFuL for indoor recess. And that song we're daancing to up above? Pop See Ko! My kiddos favorite!! 
Decorating pillow cases.
Photo booth fun with Adventures of Room 129

Greg Kindergarten Smorgasboard & Annie Ride Away with Mrs. Ridgeway

Megan Mrs. Wheeler's First Grade
Whew! It was a busy, busy whirlwind of a weekend, & not nearly long enough to enjoy being with these wonderful friends!
To hear more about the weekend....click through the blogs below...

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